Ahmedabad COVID-19 cases up by 346 to 14,631; death toll 1,039

(Eds: Adds details) Ahmedabad, Jun 8 (PTI) With 346 new cases, the COVID- 19 count in Ahmedabad rose to 14,631 on Monday while the number of fatalities went up by 24 to 1,039 in the district, Health department said.

Of the total 477 new cases reported in Gujarat in the day, Ahmedabad reported 346 detections.

A total of 218 patients were recovered in the district district in the day, the department said.

Meanwhile, malls, hotels, restaurants and religious places reopened earlier in the day in line with the guidelines issued by the Union Home ministry as part of 'Unlock 1'.

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has allowed the establishments to reopen on a condition that they follow the standard operating procedure (SOP).

While hotels have been allowed to remain open round- the-clock by adhering to curfew rules, restaurants will operate between 8 am and 7 pm, the AMC said.

The civic body has advised elderly people and children not to visit public places unless necessary. PTI KA PD NSK NSK